Italian Heather

Italian Heather recipe

Italian Heather Ingredients

  • (crushed) Ice

Italian Heather Instructions

The Italian Heather is a delightful cocktail that combines the refreshing taste of grapefruit juice with the herbal notes of gin. This cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a citrusy and slightly bitter drink with a hint of sweetness. The Italian Heather is a simple yet elegant cocktail that can be enjoyed at any time of the year.

To make an Italian Heather, you will need a few ingredients including grapefruit juice, gin, and simple syrup. Start by pouring one part grapefruit juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Add two parts gin and half a part of simple syrup to the shaker. Shake the mixture vigorously for about 10 seconds to ensure that all the ingredients are well combined and chilled.

Once you have shaken the cocktail, strain it into a chilled glass. You can use a coupe or a martini glass for an authentic Italian Heather experience. Garnish the cocktail with a slice of grapefruit or a sprig of fresh thyme to add a touch of elegance and complexity to the drink.

The Italian Heather is a versatile cocktail that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a variety of dishes. Its citrusy and herbal flavors make it a great companion for seafood, salads, and light pasta dishes. The Italian Heather is also a wonderful cocktail to serve at parties or gatherings, as its vibrant colors and sophisticated flavors are sure to impress your guests.

So, next time you are in the mood for a refreshing and slightly bitter cocktail, give the Italian Heather a try. With its simple yet elegant combination of grapefruit juice and gin, this cocktail is a true delight for the senses. Whether you are enjoying it on a warm summer evening or a cozy winter night, the Italian Heather is sure to transport you to the beautiful landscapes of Italy.

Best served in a Old-Fashioned Glass.